University of Klagenfurt


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University of Klagenfurt History

The University of Klagenfurt also known as Universitat Klagenfurt, Alpen Adria Universitat Klagenfurt, or just AAU is a research university located in Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria. The university was established in 1970 and adopted its present name in 1993. Currently, the university enrolls over 11,000 students.

University of Klagenfurt Programs, Courses, and Schools

The University of Klagenfurt offers a wide array of programs in subjects such as English and American Studies, Cultural Analysis, Educational Sciences and Research, German Studies, History, Media and Communications Science, Business Management. Economics, Innovation Management, and Entrepreneurship, Public, Nonprofit, and Health Management, Sociology, Geography, and Regional Studies

The University of Klagenfurt is also home to a number of research institutes such as Centre for Women's and Gender Studies, Digital Age Research Centre, Karl Popper Kolleg, School of Management, Organizational Development and Technology, School of Education, and University Cultural Centre which caters to research and academic community.

University of Klagenfurt Campuses

University of Klagenfurt campus is largely sub-urban and is spread across an area of 27 acres. The campus is located at a walking distance from the historic city of Klagenfurt and close to Austrian Alps which offers a wide range of activities like trekking, mountaineering, and skiing to students.

The University of Klagenfurt offers a wide range of services including dining, leisure, libraries, dedicated study spaces, laboratories, computer labs, and counseling facilities in addition to accommodation and sports grounds and courts.

University of Klagenfurt Achievements

The University of Klagenfurt was shortlisted for Prix Versailles – Campuses 2019 by UNESCO as one of the top campuses in the world along with University of Chicago (Hong Kong) and University of Stanford.

The University of Klagenfurt is ranked amongst top 650 universities on the world by QS World University Rankings. Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) ranks the university in top 900 in the world whereas it is also ranked one of the 50 best young universities by QS Top Universities.

University of Klagenfurt USP

The University of Klagenfurt is a somewhat selective institution with an average acceptance rate and also offers a wide range of grants and financial aids to students to assist them with living costs and tuition fee.

The University of Klagenfurt has a record of producing a number of Honorary Doctorates in the past who have been leading Austria in research and development activities. The university institutes attract a lot of grants from ERC and other institutions.

University of Klagenfurt Notable Alumni

Peter Kaiser (Austrian Politician), Oliver Vitouch (Austrian Psychologist), Cvetka Lipus (Austrian Poet), and Milan Jazbec (Slovenian Diplomat).

University of Klagenfurt Application Requirements


University of Klagenfurt Cost of studies


Bachelors: EUR 1,492

Fees may vary for each program. Please vithe sit program page for specific fees.

University of Klagenfurt Deadlines

Bachelors: February 5

Masters: February 5

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

University of Klagenfurt Rankings


501 -510
801 -900
351 -400
Times Higher Education
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Universitätsstraße 65-67, 9020 Klagenfurt am Wörthersee,Austria

+43 463 2700